The distance between Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) to the city centre is an approximately one-hour journey by car. Travellers will easily save half of that time if they choose to travel by train. Express Rail Link Malaysia or popularly called as ERL come in handy for travellers flying in and out of the city centre regularly.
Express Rail Link is the operator of KLIA Ekspres and KLIA Transit train services that connect Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 1 and 2 (KLIA & KLIA2) from the city. Both KLIA Express and KLIA Transit train services share the same tracks that connect KL Sentral station to the Kuala Lumpur airports. With frequent ERL schedule provided for the travellers, passengers would always be able to reach their destinations on time. Among the most popular routes recorded with Easybook are the routes between KLIA/KLIA2 and KL Sentral station.
The non-stop 57 km ERL route journey on KLIA Express between KL Sentral and KLIA takes only about 28 minutes of travel duration. Passengers can conveniently take a 3-minute train service by ERL to KLIA2 from KLIA. The KLIA Transit service stops at three intermediate stations which among them include Bandar Tasik Selatan, Putrajaya, Cyberjaya, and Salak Tinggi. KL Sentral ERL station is located conveniently within the building itself by the Central Business District of Kuala Lumpur, which is just 20 minutes' drive from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (TBS).
Express Rail Link has been recognised locally and internationally for consistently providing high standards in the air-rail services industry. ERL was named AirRail Link of the Year at the Global AirRail Awards in 2012, 2014, 2015, and 2016. This Malaysian’s train operator also recently won Project of the Year Award 2018 at the Global AirRail Awards (GARA) for its new trains. On the home front, ERL was awarded the Best Operator (Railway) in 2017 by the Land Public Transport Commission of Malaysia (APAD). To date, Express Rail Link has carried over 95 million passengers with its professional and comfortable train services.
KLIA Express Train Schedules
The Express Rail Link operates KLIA Express train service every 15 minutes during peak hours and every 20 minutes during off-peak. Train service is provided every 30 minutes after midnight. The journey from KL Sentral to KLIA takes approximately a 28-minute train ride, while it takes a little bit longer to get to KLIA2 from KL Sentral which is around 33 minutes. ERL fares differ for both adult and child passengers.
KLIA Express train operation hours are based on the details below:
|First Train||From KL Sentral to KLIA / KLIA2||From KLIA to KL Sentral||From KLIA2 to KLIA / KL Sentral|
|5:00 AM||5:00 AM||4:55 AM|
|Last Train||From KL Sentral to KLIA / KLIA2||From KLIA to KL Sentral||From KLIA2 to KLIA / KL Sentral|
|00:40 AM||1:00 AM||00:55 AM|
* Peak hours: Sunday – Friday 6:00 AM – 9:00 AM, 16:00 PM – 22:00 PM (approximate)
Facilities by KLIA Express
Express Rail Link provides regular train schedules as well as basic amenities for the people on board. The passengers can stay connected when they are boarding the ERL express trains as high-speed internet is available for passengers to use for free. Get some last-minute tasks done with the service provided by YES 4G of Yes Communications. Also, all the trains are disabled-friendly, and a unisex toilet is provided for passengers.
On top of that, flight check-in at KL Sentral is also served so that travellers can avoid the rush upon arriving at the airport. Travellers can experience the convenience of city centre check-in for their flights at KL City Air Terminal (KL CAT), exclusively for KLIA Ekspres passengers. Companies such as Cathay Pacific Airways, Malindo Air, and Malaysia Airlines have given KLIA Express passengers in Kuala Lumpur the chance to enjoy this time-saving service. All you need is a valid train ticket to utilise this facility and to check-in here at least 2 hours before the flight departure time.
Book KLIA Express Ticket with Easybook Today!
KL Sentral is essentially the central hub for travellers out of town that is planning to board the train to the airport efficiently. Upon arriving at KL Sentral, travellers will be able to find various train services that will take them to their destination. Get your KLIA Express tickets through Easybook online booking platform whether you are coming in from KL Sentral or both airports at KLIA and KLIA2 conveniently.
Do review the Express Rail Link timetable on Easybook to book the train according to the preferred schedule. Passengers can also check affordable KLIA Express ticket prices to their selected destination and most importantly, KLIA Express and KLIA Transit services are always ready to help start that journey for you upon booking the train tickets!